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Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine

There is a lot of press these days about stem cells and stem cell therapy. Fully understanding stem cells and how they work in the body is at the forefront of medicine. Stem cells can be used for everything from orthopedics to scar revision and even diabetes. It seems like there is new data on […]

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Introducing JUVÉDERM VOLLURE™ XC: The Wrinkle Filler Proven to Last 18 Months!

Dermal fillers have long been a popular method of combatting wrinkles, volume loss, and other signs of facial aging. The only concern has been the longevity of the results, and physicians and patients alike have wondered how scientists can advance fillers to be able to last even longer. Now, pharmaceutical giant Allergan is pleased to […]

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Skin Hydration Solution

Keeping skin hydrated in the dry mountainous Colorado air is challenging, especially for those of us over the age of 40. With age, the amount of hyaluronic acid (HA) in the skin decreases, diminishing your skin’s ability to remain hydrated. Between the ages of 40 and 50, your skin has lost 50% of the HA […]

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Skin Tag, Mole, and Seborrheic Keratosis Removal

In an ideal world, your skin would be unmarked by blemishes. No acne, stretch marks, skin tags, freckles, moles, or other irregularities would mar the texture and color of your skin. While the world we live in is filled with these imperfections, cosmetic treatments can eliminate many skin conditions and give you an even and smooth […]

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Battle of the Cellulite Treatments: Cellfina™ Versus Cellulaze™

As a provider who has been working with the skin for over 15 years, one of the most common questions I get from my patients is how to permanently treat cellulite. For years, cellulite creams, mesotherapy, and procedures like Vanquish were used with minimal to no effectiveness. In fact, up until about three years ago, […]

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Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)

What is PRP? PRP stands for platelet rich plasma. It is simply blood that has been treated so that the growth factors and cell signaling molecules (cytokines) responsible for wound healing become highly concentrated. How does PRP work? When concentrated correctly, the platelet rich plasma can stimulate healing by giving tissue a boost of all […]

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Brotox—Not Just for Women

In 2002, Allergan introduced us to the world of neurotoxins for cosmetic purposes by gaining FDA approval for the temporary improvement in the appearance of moderate to severe glabellar lines (the vertical “frown lines” between the brows). Over the last 15 years, BOTOX® Cosmetic has become a well-known product for the treatment of fine lines […]

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Concerned About Your Skin? Check Out Our Skin Diagnosis & Reference Guide

Do you have a skin condition that you’re concerned about? Is it something you can’t identify or don’t know how to treat? Our Skin Diagnosis & Reference Guide can help you identify your skin condition, teach you all about it, and tell you about successful treatments for it. How It Works Our Skin Diagnosis & […]

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Does BOTOX® Prevent Wrinkles?

BOTOX® Cosmetic is injected into muscles to help limit their movement. Does doing BOTOX® Cosmetic to prevent wrinkles make sense? The answer is yes, and no. Faces are meant to have movement. Blocking movement and, in turn, weakening the muscles that lift the brows for instance, can result in a flat look, making some patients […]

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Ulthera®: Non-surgical Skin Tightening

The popularity of non-surgical skin tightening has been steadily rising due to the effectiveness of new device models and individuals opting for less invasive forms of anti-aging treatments. Patients who are considering surgical procedures for tightening of the skin and improvement of skin quality should research the benefits of choosing a non-invasive treatment before making […]

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